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Dame Eileen June Atkins, DBE (born June 16, 1934 in London, England) is a British writer and an award-winning film and theatre actress. Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand Cross... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


Among her accomplishments are the creation of two television series, including the concept for an original television series, created with Jean Marsh, titled Behind the Green Baize Door, which became the award-winning ITV series Upstairs, Downstairs. The same team was also responsible for the BBC series The House of Elliott. A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Jean Marsh as Rose in Upstairs, Downstairs. ... Current ITV logo. ... Logo for British television series Upstairs, Downstairs. ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ...


In recent years Atkins has held a virtual monopoly on Virginia Woolf. She has played the writer on stage (A Room of One's Own and Vita and Virginia) and screen; and adapted Mrs Dalloway for television. Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941) was a British author and feminist, who is considered to be one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. ... A Room of Ones Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. ... Vanessa Redgrave as Clarissa Dalloway Mrs Dalloway (1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf detailing one day in Clarissa Dalloways life about post-World War I England. ...


Eileen Atkins has appeared in the films The Hours, Equus, Bertie and Elizabeth, A Room of Her Own, Gosford Park, Jack and Sarah, Cold Mountain, and Wolf. Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... The Hours can refer to: Michael Cunninghams Novel Stephen Daldrys Movie Virginia Woolfs Mrs. ... Equus is Latin for horse; it may refer to: Equus, the genus of horses and their close relatives. ... Movie poster for Gosford Park Gosford Park is a 2001 film, directed by Robert Altman. ... Jack and Sarah is a 1995 British romantic comedy film written and directed by Tim Sullivan. ... See Han-Shan (Cold Mountain) for the Chinese poet. ...


She also had the uncommon fortune to be propositioned by a sex-starved Colin Farrell on location in 2004, shortly before she turned 70; she said the incident helped her pass that milestone far more easily than she otherwise would have expected. Colin James Farrell (born May 31, 1976) is an Irish actor born in Castleknock, Dublin. ...


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Eileen Atkins - Biography - Moviefone (486 words)
Under the encouragement of a school instructor -- who gave Atkins voice lessons to remove her Cockney accent and introduced her to Shakespeare -- she went on to attend the Guildhall School of Drama, where she did a teaching course and took drama classes.
Atkins struggled to begin her professional career, finding it difficult to get stage roles of any substance, to say nothing of stage roles, period.
Atkins got her start in Stratford as an usherette, and she gradually moved her way up until she was allowed into the company.
Eileen Atkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Dame Eileen June Atkins, DBE (born June 16, 1934 in London, England) is a British writer and an award-winning film and theatre actress.
Eileen Atkins has appeared in the films The Hours, Equus, Bertie and Elizabeth, A Room of Her Own, Gosford Park, Jack and Sarah, Cold Mountain, and Wolf.
She also had the uncommon fortune to be propositioned by a sex-starved Colin Farrell on location in 2004, shortly before she turned 70; she said the incident helped her pass that milestone far more easily than she otherwise would have expected.
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